Rainy refractions

I’ve returned safely from the New Zealand winter and am back in the Nebraska summer. It’s quite a change, as I knew it would be. Usually my travels there have been the reverse, to escape the Nebraska winter. It was a very good trip, short though it was, and with much family activity. I had very good luck with the weather, as the norm is heavily overcast, chilly, rainy, and very windy. I’ve brought you a couple of posts that I made during the nice days, so I’d like to bring you one more from a more typical day. Rainy winter's day 9015I made this from Batty’s house just a few days ago, looking out at the foliage that flanks her deck. I’ve applied no filters here; the distortion you see is all natural, the details of the foliage having been simply refracted from the heavy rain pouring down the glass door.

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Welcome to Krikit Arts! I'm a veterinarian; photographer; finger-style guitarist, composer, instructor, and singer/songwriter; fisherman; and fly-tyer. Please enjoy--and please respect my full rights to all photos on this Website!
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11 Responses to Rainy refractions

  1. How incredibly lucky she is to be surrounded by so much gorgeous greenery :). I’m glad you had such a wonderful visit!

  2. Vicki says:

    How lush and green. Batty & family are very lucky indeed.

  3. Nice shot. At least you had some reasonable weather for your stay.

    • krikitarts says:

      Indeed we did. In fact, we had pretty much the full spectrum of what an Auckland winter has to offer–including the coldest day yet for the calendar year.

  4. I recognized the bush right away, of course, but I was hard-pressed to account for the lenticular patterns till I read your explanation.

    • krikitarts says:

      I, too, like to study a new photo first, before reading anything the author has written about it. I made a half-dozen or so shots through that window, and most of them were rather uninteresting, but this one stood out. I’m glad that you agree!

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